June 7, 2010
Keck Center of the National Academies

500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC

11:00 a.m.

Welcome to the National Academies and the Institute of Medicine; conduct of the open session and introduction of participants

John D. Spengler, PhD

Committee Chair

11:15 a.m.

Welcome and opening remarks

Mike Flynn

Director, Office of Radiation and Indoor Air, US Environmental Protection Agency

Session I—Occupant-related issues

11:35 a.m.

Climate change and public health—CDC’s perspective and research

Jeremy Hess, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Emory University Schools of Medicine and Public Health; Consultant, Global Climate Change Program, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC

12:45 p.m.

Vulnerable populations for climate change health effects

John Balbus, MD, MPH

Senior Advisor for Public Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, CDC

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